Summit™ QCW Laser Family Extends Wavelength Offering

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1.3 micron to 2.1 micron wavelengths now available.

nLIGHT Corporation today announced the extension of the Summit™ QCW laser product family to wavelengths from 1.3-μm to 2.1-μm. Based on CTE-matched materials and hard solder, Summit™ products present a powerful solution for a variety of military, aerospace, medical and industrial applications.

The exclusive partnership between nLIGHT and Quantel Laser Diodes (formerly Thales Laser Diodes) provides an unparalleled combination of industry-leading diodes and packaging technology field-proven over more than ten years. Customer specific optimization is available through package options, including collimation, power, brightness, efficiency and now - expanded wavelengths. Summit™ products offer the flexibility to meet customer specific requirements for a wide range of applications.

"Conductive cooling makes a tremendous difference in cost of ownership, and QCW operation allows even higher peak power than can be achieved with our industry-leading CW products", said Jake Bell, nLIGHT Defense Group Vice President. "As longer wavelength technologies transition from the laboratory to the field, nLIGHT's broad suite of product offerings will serve our customer's ever evolving needs".

About nLIGHT
nLIGHT is driving new application utilization of high-power semiconductor lasers and fiber through industry-leading innovation and best-practice manufacturing. Optimizing components and sub-systems for OEM integration produces differentiated advantages for our customers in their market space. Global support is offered through state-of-the-art manufacturing and application centers in Vancouver, WA; Hillsboro, OR; Munich, Germany; Lohja, Finland and Shanghai, China. nLIGHT is growing rapidly and was named the fastest-growing technology company in the Northwest by Deloitte and Touche in 2007.


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